Iraq War

A Dispatch from the Happiest Place in Iraq
July 03, 2014

The tranquility and tolerance of Erbil.

Saddam Hussein's Faithful Friend, the King of Clubs, Might Be the Key to Saving Iraq
Assuming, that is, the mysterious Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri is even still alive
June 24, 2014

Assuming, that is, the mysterious Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri is even still alive.

Media Malpractice: Iraq War Blunderers Keep Getting Invited to Criticize Obama
With No Disclosure of their Past Incompetence
June 18, 2014

Anyone giving Dick Cheney et al a megaphone to attack Obama's Iraq policy is enabling a huge conflict of interest.

Right-Wingers Have Responded to Benghazi by Doing Exactly What They Warned Democrats Against Doing After 9/11
June 18, 2014

We have a complete historical record of partisan responses to 9/11 and it exposes the unseriousness of #Benghazi. 

The Real Reason to Ignore Iraq War Supporters Today
June 16, 2014

Double-down interventionists have much more on the line than a desire to provide accurate, dispassionate risk-reward assessments.

Sweat in Peace
Memorializing the dead at CrossFit
June 14, 2013

Memorializing the dead at CrossFit.

Barack Obama Revived George Bush's Popularity (But Not for the Reason You Think)
April 25, 2013

By doing things like ending the Iraq war, Obama closed the book on those topics that reminded people why they hated his predecessor.

Ross Douthat Is Wrong About Liberalism's Rise
The Iraq war had little to do with it
March 26, 2013

The Iraq war had little to do with it.

Arguing Iraq—Ten Years Later
A symposium
March 20, 2013

MICHAEL IGNATIEFF: "For all the talk about futility and perversity in interventions, it is well to remember that not all of them have failed." 

Eve of Destruction
What it was like to oppose the Iraq War in 2003
March 18, 2013

What it was like to oppose the Iraq War in 2003.